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Administrative Assistant, Translational Sciences Division, Science Partnerships

Company: Foundation of the NIH
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) connects the world's leading public and private organizations to accelerate biomedical breakthroughs for patients. The FNIH brings together leading scientist to navigate and solve complex human health problems and advance development of new therapies, diagnostics, and potential cures; advance global health and equity in care; and celebrate and train the next generation of scientists.Established by Congress in 1990 to support the mission of the NIH, the FNIH is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. For more information about the FNIH, please visit . EOE STATEMENT: The FNIH is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The FNIH celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The FNIH seeks an Administrative Assistant, Translational Sciences Division, to support a passionate team of professionals managing multi-million-dollar research programs to develop new ways to prevent and treat diseases. The Administrative Assistant will handle key functions for Department leadership and provide additional support for some broader Department functions.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manage calendars and schedule internal and external in-person and virtual meetings and teleconferences for Department leadership. Organize and prepare for meetings, including gathering documents and attending to meeting logistics.
  • Interact high-level external administrative personnel and their scientific research principals at NIH, FDA, biopharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, non-profits and other organizations involved in improving human health.
  • Draft and produce properly formatted communications, including letters, agendas, memos, reports and other documents.
  • Help reconcile expenses monthly and prepare invoices and check/wire transfer requests.
  • Help prepare, edit, and manage PowerPoint presentations, integrating slides from a variety of authors.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements as necessary for Department staff.
  • Provide information and assistance to callers and visitors in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Organize and maintain various physical and electronic records and documents.
  • Establish and consistently demonstrate an understanding of FNIH policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a contributing member of the Translational Sciences Team, working within a team concept to reach individual, as well as departmental goals. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Associate degree or comparable experience as evidence of a broad education and an ability to deal with diverse situations and people in a courteous and professional manner.
    • Familiarity with Blackbaud databases is a plus.
    • Ability to integrate into and support a positive, collegial and professional team environment is essential.
    • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent memory and organizational ability in order to set priorities, organize workload, handle multiple responsibilities, and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to handle multiple interruptions and adjustments to priorities throughout the day.
    • Solid writing and communication skills are a must, including an ability to proofread for grammar, spelling and punctuation with a high degree of accuracy. FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-Time LOCATION: FNIH (Hybrid) PI348d285f3850-31181-34145747

Keywords: Foundation of the NIH, Rockville , Administrative Assistant, Translational Sciences Division, Science Partnerships, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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